Students for the seventh day took position on city streets and are controlling traffic systems as part of their demand for safe roads this morning.
- Students made lanes on Manik Mia Avenue
- Science Lab intersection blocked
- Daffodil students checking licences on Mirpur Road
- Students stage sit-in at Shahbagh
The protesters started their demonstration demanding safe roads following the death of two college students in a road crash in the capital's Kurmitola area on July 29.
Manik Mia Avenue: Around 1,000 students took position at Aarong intersection on Manik Mia Avenue as well demanding safe road.
They made a human chain while chanting slogans with placards in hands. Some of them were also seen controlling traffic, our correspondent reports from spot.
Farmgate: Almost 1,000 students of different schools and colleges gathered at the Farmgate intersection around 10:00am and made four lanes designated for four kinds of vehicles -- emergency, light vehicles, heavy vehicles and three wheelers -- in order to control the traffic.
The students were also seen checking driving licences of the vehicles plying Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue when the report was filed around 10:50am.
Science Lab: On the other hand, around 700 students blocked the Science Lab intersection around 10:30am. They are only letting go the ambulances and vehicles with emergency patients, our correspondent reports from the spot.
The students were chanting slogans in favour of their nine-point demand.
Shahbagh: Almost 1,000 students took position at Shabagh intersection around 10:30am and were controlling traffic and checking licence on the roads, our photographer reports from the spot.
Mirpur Road: Around 300 students of Daffodil University took to the streets on Mirpur Road and were seen controlling traffic system and also checking licences.